Facebook’s Fifth Annual Diversity Report Shows Female Employees Have Increased 5 Percent in 5 Years

The number of women employees at Facebook has increased five percent over the past five years and there has been a modest growth in the proportion of Asian, Black and Hispanic employees across the company, the social media giant revealed on Friday. Releasing its fifth annual diversity report, Facebook said people from all backgrounds rely on Facebook to … Read more Facebook’s Fifth Annual Diversity Report Shows Female Employees Have Increased 5 Percent in 5 Years

Top Twitter Users Lose 2 Percent of Followers on Average as Policy Changes

A Twitter policy change on Thursday to increase the service’s credibility cost its 100 most popular users about 2 percent of their followers, on average, according to social media data firm Keyhole. Twitter is no longer counting as followers any accounts that have been locked because of suspected fraud, Chief Executive Jack Dorsey posted on Thursday. Locked accounts had … Read more Top Twitter Users Lose 2 Percent of Followers on Average as Policy Changes

Xiaomi Promises to Cap Hardware Income Margin at 5 Percent Ahead of IPO

Chinese smartphone and smart device maker Xiaomiwill cap income from its hardware business at 5 percent of total profits starting in 2018, as it looks to position itself as an Internet services provider ahead of a highly-anticipated IPO. Xiaomi – which makes dozens of Internet-connected products including scooters, water purifiers and televisions – said in a … Read more Xiaomi Promises to Cap Hardware Income Margin at 5 Percent Ahead of IPO

Android Oreo Distribution Reaches 4.6 Percent in April, Nougat Still Dominates at 30.8 Percent

After a marginal distribution of a little over one percent in February, Android Oreo is now on 4.6 percent of Android devices, the highest ever for the current build. This includes the growth of Android 8.0 as well as Android 8.1. Unsurprisingly, the latest Android version isn’t yet dominating the entire Android family. According to the Android distribution chat for the … Read more Android Oreo Distribution Reaches 4.6 Percent in April, Nougat Still Dominates at 30.8 Percent

Apple Says All Its Facilities Now Powered by 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Apple said Monday it had achieved a goal of “100 percent clean energy” for its facilities around the world. The California tech giant said its retail stores, offices, data centres and co-located facilities in 43 countries were operating with nonpolluting or renewable energy. Nine additional manufacturing partners have committed to power all of their Apple production … Read more Apple Says All Its Facilities Now Powered by 100 Percent Renewable Energy

iPhone X, iPhone SE, Other iPhone Models Available With Up to 50 Percent Discount With Exchange, Other Offers

Indian mobile retail chain Sangeetha Mobiles is offering up to 50 percent off on the purchase of iPhonemodels, including the iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, and iPhone SE. While it might sound like an unbelievable offer, it does come with its fair share of caveats. The offer price is a combination of HDFC EMI cashbacks, exchange discounts, and the retailer’s … Read more iPhone X, iPhone SE, Other iPhone Models Available With Up to 50 Percent Discount With Exchange, Other Offers

Flipkart Republic Day Sale: Smartphone Deals Detailed, Up to 80 Percent Off on Laptops, Cameras, and More

Flipkart has announced its Republic Day Sale just a day after arch rival Amazon revealed the dates of the next edition of its Great Indian Sale. No surprises for guessing, the two e-commerce sales will clash: the Flipkart sale will begin on January 21 and end on January 23, while the Amazon sale will begin the same day but end on January … Read more Flipkart Republic Day Sale: Smartphone Deals Detailed, Up to 80 Percent Off on Laptops, Cameras, and More

Lenovo Tops Indian Tablet Market With 94 Percent Growth: CMR

While the Indian tablet PC market recorded a 4 percent decline (Year-on-Year) in the third quarter this year, Lenovo captured 20.3 percent share to lead the segment, witnessing 94 percent growth over the previous quarter, market research firm CMR said on Monday. Acer grabbed the second spot with 16 percent market share in terms of unit shipments. “Over … Read more Lenovo Tops Indian Tablet Market With 94 Percent Growth: CMR

India Tablet Sales Declined 16 Percent in March Quarter: CMR

Sales of tablet PCs fell by 16 percent year-on-year to around 7.6 lakh units during January-March, hurt by lack of any promotional activity by device makers, says a report. The tablet shipments in the March quarter were also down by 6 percent compared to the previous October-December quarter, the report by research firm CMR said. … Read more India Tablet Sales Declined 16 Percent in March Quarter: CMR

Wall Street thinks Apple only has 5 percent left to climb this year — but recommends buying it anyway

price forecasts. And that’s after a slew of analysts have already inched their targets higher for Apple. Of the big five tech stocks, Apple’s implied return — that is, the average difference between analysts’ target prices and the stock’s current price — is lowest. At $146 apiece, shares of Apple’s stock now have a higher … Read more Wall Street thinks Apple only has 5 percent left to climb this year — but recommends buying it anyway